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What If You Only Sometimes Work Out?

Here’s what intermittent exercise does to the body

Illustration: Luyi Wang

IIt’s pretty common to have an on-again, off-again relationship with exercise. But isn’t working out sometimes better than not working out at all?

Mostly, yes.

New thinking from exercise scientists suggests that occasional exercise still benefits the body, even if…

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Joline Buscemi

Joline Buscemi

Freelance writer on beauty, wellness, and everything else. Words in HuffPost, Domino, Elemental, Mic, Hellogiggles, and others. Find me at jolinebuscemi.com